Silver City, New Mexico


Gateway to Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and The Continental Divide


The gateway city to the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and the Continental Divide, Silver City is a vibrant art community in southwest New Mexico that boasts a historic downtown district with murals, galleries and specialty shopping, an incredible array of dining destinations, museums and historic sites. There are plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities to enjoy including hiking, biking, bird and wildlife watching, rock climbing, and golf. There’s a host of events and festivals to attend throughout the year, as well as a full calendar of art events and live entertainment. The area is Gila Wilderness Area which is the very first wilderness area in the United States, the Gila National Forest, and Trail of Mountain Spirits Scenic Byway.


Local Highlights include: Silver City Museum, WNMU Museum, Historic Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House in Pinos Altos, Fort Bayard.

Regional Highlights include: City of Rock State Park (approx. 34 miles), Gila Hot Springs (approx. 40 miles), Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument (approx. 45 miles), Catwalk National Recreation Trail (approx. 60 miles), Gila National Forest (approx. 125 miles), White Sands National Monument (approx. 170 miles), Cibola National Forest (approx. 200 miles) and Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest (approx. 230 miles).

Nearby Cities include: Lordsburg NM (approx. 45 miles), Truth or Consequences NM (approx. 90 miles), Las Cruces NM (approx. 113 miles), El Paso TX (approx. 150 miles), Tucson AZ (approx. 200 miles), Albuquerque (approx 235 miles).

Nearby Airports: El Paso International Airport (approx. 160 miles), Tucson International Airport (approx.. 195 miles), Albuquerque International Sunport (approx. 235 miles).

Attractions and activities near to National Parks and public lands.

Cow Trail Art Studio - Silver City, NM



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